Brigid Alverson

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Comics A.M. - Wizard World Reports $1.8 Million Loss

Thu, August 27th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

After a profitable 2014, Wizard World says it lost $1.8 million in second quarter of 2015! Dark Horse licenses manga "Fate/Zero"! Archie exhibit heads home!

Comics A.M. - Square Enix, SNK Settle "Hi Score Girl" Dispute

Wed, August 26th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

With charges dropped, Square Enix can resume publishing "Hi Score Girl" manga! Roz Chast nominated for Thurber Prize! Bergen Street Comics to close!

Comics A.M. - Salt Lake Comic Con Aims For Cosplay World Record

Tue, August 25th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Convention organizers shoot for Guinness World Record! Iranian cartoonist Atena Farghadani hopes court will reduce sentence! Mark Russell talks "Prez"!

Comics A.M. - Duke Freshmen Divided Over "Fun Home" Selection

Mon, August 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Some incoming freshmen are refusing to read Alison Bechdel's memoir! The growth of LGBTQ comics! Van Jensen interviews Jeff Parker! Plus much more!

Two Arrested In Apparent Threat to Pokemon World Championships

Mon, August 24th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Boston police arrested two heavily armed men they say posed a "real, serious threat" to attendees of this weekend's Pokémon World Championships.

Comics A.M. - "Naruto" Creator's Next Project Will Be A Sci-Fi Manga

Fri, August 21st, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Masashi Kishimoto already has character designs for his next series! LA Times stands by decision to dump Ted Rall! The Pope likes "Diary of a Wimpy Kid"!

Comics A.M. - MoCCA Arts Festival Moves To New Venue

Thu, August 20th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

MoCCA Arts Festival has found a new home! Co-CEO Jon Goldwater talks changes at Archie! Ethan Young's struggle to create "Nanjing: The Burning City"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - First Comics Co-Founder Rick Obadiah Passes Away

Wed, August 19th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Rick Obadiah died of a heart attack on Sunday. How crowdfunding fits into the comics market. Interviews with Chris Schweizer and Kody Chamberlain. Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Was Snoopy Behind The Slow Death Of "Peanuts"?

Tue, August 18th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Reflecting on the decline of the beloved strip! Malaysian cartoonist Zunar wins Human Rights Watch grant! Interviews with Alison Bechdel and Kieron Gillen! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Japan's Comiket 88 Attracts 550,000

Mon, August 17th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

About 550,000 pour into Tokyo Big Sight for Comiket! Rhode Island Comic Con stumbles with press policy! What's the future hold for Vertigo, post-"Fables"?

Comics A.M. - Cartoonists Call For Review Of Tape In Ted Rall Firing

Fri, August 14th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Cartoonists' group wants independent review of LAPD audio! Spotlight on Green Brain Comics! Profiles of 15-year-old and 10-year-old cartoonists! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Trade Deal Could Pose Threat To Fan Comics

Thu, August 13th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

How will Trans-Pacific Partnership affect doujinshi? Jailed Iranian cartoonist receives 2015 Courage in Cartooning Award! Kieron Gillen on "WicDiv"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - OneBookShelf Experiences Credit Card Breach

Wed, August 12th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

DriveThruComics' parent company gets hacked! Cartoonist Randy Glasbergen passes away. Phoebe Gloeckner talks "The Diary of a Teenage Girl"! Plus more!

Comics A.M. - Russian Translators Call For "Patriotic" Sound Effects

Tue, August 11th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

How about “Khurt-Khurt!” instead of "Gulp!"? A look at the atomic bomb as a theme in manga! Paul Cornell talks "This Damned Band"! Plus much more!

Comics A.M. - Edinburgh Zoo Names Cartoonist in Residence

Mon, August 10th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Royal Zoological Society of Scotland taps its first Cartoonist in Residence! A look at the digital-comics landscape! Gillen and McKelvie talk music and comics!

Comics A.M. - "The Killing Joke" Leads July Bookstore Sales

Fri, August 7th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

DC lands eight books in BookScan's top 20 for July! Denver is getting an indie-comics festival! Derf blasts LA Times over Ted Rall firing! Plus much more!

SDCC: Creating Unique Gay Characters in Alternative Comics

Thu, August 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Gilbert and Jaime Hernandez, Mariko Tamaki, and Ed Luce talked about breaking new ground with gay characters and their stories.

Comics A.M. - Lethem To Guest-Edit "Best American Comics"

Thu, August 6th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Jonathan Lethem guest-edits 2015 edition! Making a case for Ted Rall! Tom Tomorrow Kickstarter raises more than $300,000! Comics as investment!

Comics A.M. - Kodansha Launches "Magazine Pocket" Manga App

Tue, August 4th, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

Free app includes exclusive spinoffs of "Fairy Tail" and "Ace of Diamond"! LINE Webtoon and Cold Stone Creamery partner for pop-up shop! Plus more!

Boston Comic Con: Palmiotti & Conner Relax with a Few Hundred Fans

Mon, August 3rd, 2015 | Category: Comic Books

The husband-and-wife team responsible for "Harley Quinn" and "Starfire" held a chatty, informal panel talking comics, writing and inspiration.